Just in: Bandit Killed During Failed Attempt to Kidnap Expatriate In Kaduna

Just in: Bandit Killed During Failed Attempt to Kidnap Expatriate In Kaduna

  • Policemen in Kaduna state were able to represent the Nigerian police Force well on Monday, June 21
  • A group of officers who were on duty escorting an Indian expatriate repelled an ambush from bandits who attempted to kidnap the foreigner
  • The bandits were forced to flee with many bullet wounds when the response from the officers became too hot for them

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Kaduna - The police command in Kaduna has confirmed an attempted kidnap of an Indian expatriate on Monday, June 21, in Dankande, Igabi local government area which turned bad for a band of armed bandits.

ASP Muhammad Jalige, the spokesman of the command in a statement on Tuesday, June 22, said the kidnappers launched their attack from an ambush on the expatriate who was escorted by officers, Daily Trust reports.

However, the policeman bravely engaged the criminals in a gun duel which left one of them dead as several others fled with bullet wounds.

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The officers were able to recover ammunition and a handset from the bandits (Photo: Nigerian Police Force)
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Jalige disclosed that after the incident, a search team discovered four AK47 magazines fully loaded with 120 rounds of live 7.62 X 39mm ammunition, a mobile phone, including the remains of the slain bandit, Punch also reported

He noted that the body of the kidnapper has been deposited at a morgue while forensic analysis of the phone is ongoing to get more details on the gang, their activities, and locations.

Bandits Reveal why they Killed Greenfield Students

Meanwhile, bandits had revealed the reasons they killed five innocent students from Greenfield University in Kaduna state.

According to the criminals, the students were killed to show the government’s failure. Recall that the bandits invaded the school on April 20 and abducted the students after killing a security guard.

The bandits claim they will keep on killing the students until their demands are met. They disclosed this in an interview.

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The criminal who spoke identified himself as Sani Idris Jalingo. He also demanded 10 brand Honda motorcycles for his gang.

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According to him, the families of the students had already paid N55 million to them but they had used the money to feed them.

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